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Tennessee 69, Stanford 57

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Scooter McFadgon scored 21 points and
keyed big scoring runs in each half to lead Tennessee to a 69-57
victory over Stanford on Monday night in the opening round of the
Maui Invitational.

The Volunteers (1-0) will play No. 11 North Carolina in
Tuesday's semifinals. The Tar Heels (1-1) beat Brigham Young 86-50
on Monday.

McFagdon had seven points in the 11-0 run that gave the
Volunteers a 17-6 lead midway through the first half.

Tennessee led 32-20 at halftime and it looked as if the
Volunteers were pulling away for a laugher when they went on a 12-2
run that made it 51-31 with 11:50 to play. McFagdon had the last
six points of that spurt.

But Stanford (1-1) held the Volunteers to just two field goals
over the final 10½ minutes and used a 14-0 burst to get to 53-47
with 5:39 left on a drive by Dan Grunfeld.

The Cardinal couldn't get any closer.

Major Wingate and C.J. Watson hit Tennessee's only two field
goals of the last 10 minutes to make it 57-47. The Cardinal got
within six one last time, but the Volunteers went 12-for-14 from
the free-throw line over the final 2:38 -- 5-for-6 by McFagdon in
the final 44 seconds -- to end any hopes of a Stanford comeback.

Watson had 16 points and Brandon Crump added 10 for Tennessee,
which shot 48 percent from the field (24-for-50).

Grunfeld finished with 19 points for the Cardinal, while Matt
Haryasz and Chris Hernandez each had 10.

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